Interview with Dennis Chenault, April 23, 1990

Project: Blacks in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dennis Chenault talks about segregation in Kentucky and the systemic racism and inequality that he has noted. He talks about Jim Crow laws and the Civil Rights Movement. The role of African American churches in black communities is discussed, as well as the differing motivations to attend church between black people and white people. He ends with a reflection on African American athletes, and how they have to get an education along with competing so they are not continually exploited.

Interview Accession

1990oh092_bk026

Interviewee Name

Dennis Chenault

Interviewer Name

Kimberly Parker

Interview Date

1990-04-23

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Chenault, Dennis Interview by Kimberly Parker. 23 Apr. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Chenault, D. (1990, April 23). Interview by K. Parker. Blacks in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Chenault, Dennis, interview by Kimberly Parker. April 23, 1990, Blacks in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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